Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Carmelite Saint of the Day


St. Maravillas: Founded numerous monasteries, even surpassing
the number founded by Holy Mother, St. Teresa of Jesus (Avila)

On December 8, 1974, the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception,Mother Maravillas was anointed and received Holy Communion. On December 11,1974, surrounded by her community in the Carmel of La Aldehuela, Madrid, she died. At the time of her death, her sisters report that Mother Maravillas kept repeating the phrase: “What happiness to die a Carmelite!” She was beatified by
Pope John Paul II on May 10, 1998.

Read more about this holy Carmelite

Peace be with you!
Rosemarie, ocds

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